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The Championship, which is hosted by St John’s GAA Club, will happen over the weekend of Saturday, the 25th and Sunday, the 26th May 2013 in the Green Glens, Millstreet, Co Cork. There will be plenty of things to do and see during the weekend for all the family to include: 2014 world championship qualifiers for sheep shearing and woolhandling, Sheep Dog trials, trade stands, dog show, novelty events, cookery demo, children’s fun zone and much, much more!
We look forward to seeing ye all during the course of the weekend. – from the Secretary of the 2013 Sheep Shearing Championships <email>
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Competitors from New Zealand, England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland will shear 3,000 sheep and entertain 15,000 visitors at this year’s Clik All Ireland and International Sheep Shearing & Wool Handling Championships in Green Glens, Millstreet, Co Cork, on May 25 and 26.
Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney attended the formal launch of the event yesterday. Humphry O’Riordan, the chairman of the organising committee, said they were delighted to be staging the event, last held in Millstreet in 1981.
“This time round the championships are being held indoors in the best venue in Ireland, if not in Europe, where people will be able to continue reading…
From chitting, blight free resistance to earthing up. The best tips to get you started on growing your own Potatoes, Onions and Garlic.There will be special offers on the day.Wellies or other suitable footwear is recommended as this takes place in the kitchen garden.
Sunday 24th February 3-4pm
The Secret Garden Centre, Newmarket. 029 60084
From the Farmers Journal (Jan 5th): A significant number of Dairygold suppliers have reportedly sent in notice to Dairygold co-op of their intention to leave Dairygold once the obligatory three months notice has elapsed.
We have unconfirmed reports that between 30 to 60 farmers (58 to be exact) have sent in notice to leave the co-op in protest over the Dairygold contracts that were sent to suppliers. Dairygold suppliers have until 31 March to sign up and return milk contracts.
It is believed the main body of farmers involved in this action are from the Millstreet/North Cork area and reportedly are leaving Dairygold co-op to supply the smaller North Cork co-ops. Pre-Christmas we reported on a stormy Millstreet meeting and over the last number of days some smaller meetings have taken place, resulting in some farmers deciding continue reading…